A project to bring high speed internet access to public libraries, town halls, schools and hospitals in rural western and central Massachusetts has been completed.
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Construction, Turnover Complete on New 1,200 Mile Fiber Backbone for Western and Central MassachusettsTuesday, February 18, 2014
February 18, 2014 - The Massachusetts Broadband Institute at the Massachusetts Technology Collaborative (MBI) recently completed construction and testing of MassBroadband 123, a 1,200-mile fiber-optic network bringing high-speed Internet access directly to 1,200 key facilities in more than 120 western and central Massachusetts communities. MassBroadband 123 is a critical component of the Commonwealth’s strategy to invest in innovation infrastructure in order to create growth and economic opportunity in every corner of the Commonwealth.Read More
Governor Deval Patrick announced on Wednesday a $10 million pledge towards a swifter solution to one of its major hurdles: delivering high-speed broadband connections to the homes of people in the state's 45 most unserved and underserved communities.Read More
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WESTMINSTER -- Crews from G4S Construction are installing an important hub in a new fiber-optic network in the attic of Town Hall.Read More
August 5, 2103 - The Massachusetts Broadband Institute (MBI) at the Massachusetts Technology Collaborative has announced an updated project schedule with final milestone tracking for communities within the MassBroadband 123 network, which is targeted for completion in late 2013. MassBroadband 123 is a 1,200-mile fiber-optic network that will bring high-speed Internet access directly to over 1,200 key facilities in more than 120 western and central Massachusetts communities.Read More
In the last year, veterans have been able to tap into a new Web portal that provided them with services and support. And on Wednesday, veterans and state officials from the Mass.Read More
June 26, 2013 - State officials and Veterans’ advocates today celebrated the one year anniversary of MassVetsAdvisor.org, a first-in-the-nation web portal that offers enhanced access to services and support for Veterans living in the Commonwealth.Read More
MassTech's Broadband Institute Honored by the Department of Defense for Supporting Military EmployeeTuesday, April 9, 2013
April 9, 2013 - The Massachusetts Broadband Institute at the Massachusetts Technology Collaborative has been awarded the Patriot Award by Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), an agency of the federal Department of Defense. The Patriot Award recognizes employers who provide exceptional support to their Guard and Reserve employees.Read More
OTIS -- As routine as saying hello to his teacher, fifth-grader Nathan Reynolds of Farmington River Regional Elementary on Thursday afternoon practiced his Spanish with a group of children a continent away in Colombia via an online video conversation.